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Dino-killing crater shows clues about Ice Age sea level

The massive underwater crater left by the asteroid that exterminated the dinosaurs has provided new evidence that sea levels were much lower during the...

Playing With Lava

These fiery images offer a glimpse inside the 'Gateway To Hell' - the world’s oldest continuously active lava lake. Travel photographer Joel Santos, 38,...

Transformations to granular zircon revealed: Meteor Crater, Arizona

Having been reported in lunar samples returned by Apollo astronauts, meteorites, impact glass, and at a number of meteorite craters on Earth, granular zircon...

Cataclysm at Meteor Crater: Crystal sheds light on Earth, moon, Mars

In molten sandstone extracted by prospectors a century ago, an international team of scientists has discovered microscopic crystals telling of unimaginable pressures and temperatures...

Comet craters — literal melting pots for life on Earth

Geochemists from Trinity College Dublin's School of Natural Sciences may have found a solution to a long-debated problem as to where - and how...

Globally unique double crater identified in Sweden

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have found traces of two enormous meteorite impacts in the Swedish county of Jämtland, a twin strike that...

Double impact crater in Canada formed in two separate impacts

An asteroid smashing into a planet can dramatically alter the planet's habitability by setting back evolution or even encouraging biodiversity. In order to understand how...

Clues to one of Earth’s oldest craters revealed

The Sudbury Basin located in Ontario, Canada is one of the largest known impact craters on Earth, as well as one of the oldest...

66-yard crater appears in far northern Siberia

Russian scientists say they believe a 60-meter (66-yard) wide crater discovered recently in far northern Siberia could be the result of changing temperatures in...

Few, if any, big impact craters remain to be discovered on...

It is likely that most of the large impact craters on Earth have already been discovered and that others have been erased, according to...

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